Volunteers sought for Clingmans Dome
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting volunteers to help staff the visitor contact station at Clingmans Dome through Nov. 30. Training is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Volunteers will be working alongside association employees and are asked to work at least one, four-hour shift per week through November. The hours will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interested persons will be provided with an orientation and training before beginning at the contact station.
The visitor station at Clingmans Dome sits at an elevation of 6,300 feet and is a point source of information for the national park and the high elevation spruce fir ecosystem, in particular. Volunteers are needed to assist in educating visitors about the Park while also providing recreational, trip planning, and ...